Year 3 Holiday Programs

Headstart Success Program

Our course structure for each program:

  • Interactive Academic Learning
  • Between 1 hour and 55-minutes to 3 hour lessons per course, every day for 5 days. Please check our timetable for course running dates.
  • Small class group based
  • Registered teachers
Progressive Maths & English Workshop

Ensure your child’s conceptual development is on par in relation to numeracy and literacy. Our highly popular program ensures maximum skills development. A solid preparation for entry to Year 3 in the new academic school year.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop comprehension skills – multiple choice and short answer formats
  • Develop sentence structure and punctuation skills
  • Develop spelling skills – look, say, cover, write, check method
  • Develop general knowledge and problem solving skills
  • Develop subtraction skills – with and without trading; using internal zero
  • Develop concepts of division, time and money
  • Develop concept of hundredths

 

Intensive Maths & English Workshop

Challenge your child through our intensive exploration of literacy and numeracy skills and competencies. More advanced than the Progressive workshop, it is the perfect course to continue the development of critical skills. Ensure your child develops the skills and knowledge vital to success in Year 3 in the new academic school year. Enrol them in our Intensive workshop today.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop reading and close comprehension skills
  • Develop poetry and writing skills
  • Develop vocabulary and spelling skills
  • Develop knowledge of punctuation, synonyms and antonyms
  • Develop knowledge of decimals, fractions and money
  • Develop key skills in measurement – time, distance, temperature and mass
  • Develop knowledge of graphs and ratios
  • Develop lateral thinking skills
  • Develop speed and accuracy in computation
Enrichment Maths & English Workshop

More challenging than the Progressive workshop and perfect for students needing enrichment across the range of literacy and numeracy skills.  This course will ensure tour child as a solid foundation for the new academic school year.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop spelling and grammar skills
  • Develop comprehension skills – close and short answer formats
  • Develop creative writing skills
  • Develop vocabulary skills
  • Develop concepts of place value to 5-digits
  • Develop knowledge of vertical algorithms for addition and subtraction of 4-digit numbers
  • Develop problem solving skills – addition, subtraction, division and fractions
  • Develop speed and accuracy in computations – various maths operations
  • Develop division and multiplication concepts
Essential Grammar, Sentence Structure & Basic Writing

A comprehensive course of grammar, sentence structure and writing to ensure your child is well equipped for the demands of the English curriculum in the school setting.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop essential vocabulary
  • Develop understandings of the correct rules of usage
  • Develop comprehension skills – short answer and multiple-choice formats
  • Develop knowledge of possessive nouns, adjectives and pronouns
  • Extend understandings of gender and articles
  • Develop creative writing skills
Drama & Speech Workshop

An exciting and enjoyable program to develop your child’s artistic nature whilst boosting their self-esteem. A comprehensive exploration of vocal and performance skills that will engage your child’s imagination culminating in a play performance on Day 5.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop mime and improvisation skills
  • Develop vocal techniques – pitch and volume control
  • Develop theatrical characterisation skills
  • Develop poetry recitation skills
  • Develop knowledge of reader’s theatre
  • Develop performance skills
  • Develop confidence and social interaction skills
Public Speaking & Debate Workshop

The ability to speak confidently and eloquently in front of an audience is vital for success. Equip your child with the essential skills to make them an effective communicator. This course provides both the skills set and opportunity to experience debating and public speaking through meaningful and engaging activities.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop vocal projection, posture and delivery skills
  • Develop knowledge of speech structure
  • Develop understandings of the interaction of purpose, audience and language choices in speech writing
  • Develop knowledge of correct use of quotations and evidence
  • Develop research skills
  • Develop key skills in debating
  • Develop confidence and social interaction
Art & Craft Workshop

Inspire your budding artist with our engaging program of art and craft. Students engage in art and craft activities designed to bring out their creativity as they experiment with shape, colour and form. All materials included.

Course Goals

Among the outcomes:

  • Develop skills in the manipulation of various media
  • Develop knowledge of colour theory, shadow and light
  • Develop fine motor skills
  • Develop artistic knowledge of shape, form and perspective
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